More than 200 coaches gathered at St. George’s Park to celebrate the female role models who are driving participation in the grassroots game.
The ceremonies, held at the National Football Museum and Wembley Stadium, marked the end of the formal learning journey for both courses.
The mentees visited the Bayern Munich Academy to observe training sessions and matches as well as attending workshops.
"I was apprehensive to begin with and found the course quite challenging at the time. But I’m so happy I did it."
“People come from different backgrounds, that’s the country we live in. I think that makes it a better place."
“EE Playmaker was a foot in the door towards a career in coaching."
The graduation evening, hosted at St. George's Park, officially marked the conclusion of this year's programme.
The conference served as a celebration of Chippy's life and coaching legacy.
We can confirm changes that come into effect from July 2022.
This programme provides former international players with bespoke support to aid their transition into coaching.
“I was the one standing on that sideline, and I’ve taken the jump. I really enjoy it.”
“We’ve got diversity, but we need to make sure everyone is included and feels like they belong."
“EE Playmaker has made me more confident. It’s made me a completely different person.”
Bex Garlick provides a tribute to a pioneer of the game - Julie Chipchase.
Jon has been described as a “role model and pioneer” for his role in English coach education.